Press Release/Position Paper

Violating Forestry Law, Holders of IUPHHK-HA are reported to the Directorate of GAKKUM KLHK

Violating Forestry Law, Holders of IUPHHK-HA are reported to the Directorate of GAKKUM KLHK

Jakarta, December 20, 2017, on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 the delegation of Organizations / Institutions from West Sumatra came to the Directorate General of Law Enforcement of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry to report suspected criminal acts of corporations (timber companies) operating in the Mentawai Islands Regency. The timber company is PT. Minas Pagai […]

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Deforestation and Social Conflict Keep Happening, Indonesian Government has to Strengthen Sustainability System of Forest Management

Deforestation and Social Conflict Keep Happening, Indonesian Government has to Strengthen Sustainability System of Forest Management

Jakarta, February 28th 2018. FWI presented in three periods North Sumatera, East Kalimantan, and North Maluku had lost 718.000 hectare of their natural forest. Every hours, natural forest as big as 42 times of soccer field had gone on those three provinces. JPIK assessment to 296 Sustainable Production Forest Management (PHPL) IUIPHHK-HA (Logging Concession) and […]

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Forests and Peat Burns, Sebangau National Park Becomes Palm Oil Plantantions.

Forests and Peat Burns, Sebangau National Park Becomes Palm Oil Plantantions.

The latest report on the Network of Independent Forestry Monitors (JPIK) – the Loss of Our Forests and Peatlands – reveals systematic and extensive encroachment, as well as illegal logging within the Sebangau National Park (Sebangau National Park) reaching up to the rehabilitation zone and jungle zone. JPIK’s repeated monitoring from the end of 2016 […]

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The Government is Strongly Suggested To Amend The ISPO Certification System

The Government is Strongly Suggested To Amend The ISPO Certification System

The Civil Society Coordination Forum (FKMS)¬† suggest on the Government to improving the ISPO immediately and fix the substance of the draft Presidential Regulation (Perpres) on the Sustainable Palm Oil Certification System (ISPO) and improve its drafting process to be more transparent and participatory before the draft regulation was passed. FKMS considers that the draft […]

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Position Paper; 2 Years of Implementation of the FLEGT License, Credibility and Accountability of the Timber Legality Verification System (SVLK) Must Be Enhanced

Position Paper; 2 Years of Implementation of the FLEGT License, Credibility and Accountability of the Timber Legality Verification System (SVLK) Must Be Enhanced

Indonesian civil society groups recommend to the Government of Indonesia, the European Union, Certification Institutions and business actors in the forestry and trade sectors to increase transparency, increase supervision and law enforcement, review licensing, increase and improve SVLK as a system, as well as Europe Union as timber importir from Indonesia must ensure effective handling […]

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